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We strive to provide you helpful tips and tricks along with advice and quality reviews so you can get the most out of your thru-hikes.
July 18, 2019
14 Critical Tips To Cut Your Backpacking Base Weight

A large reason to cut your backpacking base weight is to reach your perfect sweet point for effectiveness, safety and longevity.

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July 16, 2019
20 Helpful Tips For First Time Thru-Hikers

There are many helpful tips for first-time thru-hikers which can ensure a successful trek. Many of them will surprise you as you may not have experienced them.

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July 7, 2019
What Is The Pacific Crest Trail (PCT)? Experience the Sierras

The Pacific Crest Trail or PCT, is located on the west coast and runs from California to Washington border to border. From Desert to alpine this hike has it all.

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July 6, 2019
What Should Be Taken Into Consideration For Ultralight Backpacking?

If there is one thing I have come to understand in the last few months learning about ultralight backpacking for thru-hikes it is that equipment has gotten super light!

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July 5, 2019
What Is The Benefit and How Do Bear Bags Work?

When you start long distance camping you will frequently need a bear bag or bear canister to protect your valuable food from the animals in the woods.

#hiking #thruhike #backpacking #outdoors

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July 3, 2019
Thru-Hike Checklist - An Amazingly Detailed Beginners Guide To Success

When you make the decision to take a long distance hike you need to start a thru-hike checklist that you will use to detail out places and needs on the trek.

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July 3, 2019
7 Must-Have Supplements For Long Distance Hiking Health

Hiking is abusive on our bodies, today we list supplements for long distance hiking to help support your bodies recovery from the exhaustive thru-hiking injury.

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July 2, 2019
How to Buy the Right Hiking Backpack To Start On The Right Foot

I want to help teach you how to buy the right backpack and ensure that you find that the right backpack for your hiking life is a big decision as this is part of the big three gear which will make up a large portion of your base weight. This is why it is one […]

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July 1, 2019
Ultralight Backpacking On The Lone Star Hiking Trail: 96 Miles Of Texas Heat

For those like me who weren't aware of the Lone Star Hiking Trail (LSHT) near Houston, Texas. It is the longest footpath in the state of Texas coming in at 96 miles. #lsht #hiking #texas #thruhike #backpacking

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